Hospital Authority offers emotional support to public following Plaza Hollywood murder case

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3rd June 2023 – (Hong Kong) The Hospital Authority (HA) has responded to the widely circulated photos and video clips related to the unfortunate incident at Plaza Hollywood in Diamond Hill on 2nd June. The HA understands that some members of the public who witnessed the accident at the scene or watched video clips of the incident online may feel anxious and uneasy. As such, the HA has made available mental health hotline services to provide emotional support to those in need.

Professional medical staff are available to assist individuals by calling the hotline at 2466 7350 without making an appointment. The hotline operates 24 hours a day, and the HA will deploy additional manpower to provide emotional support to citizens in need. The HA hopes to help those affected in dealing with their uneasy emotions.

According to a spokesperson for the HA, members of the public may have developed acute stress reactions if they are feeling anxious, panic, anger, or having difficulty sleeping. They may also experience unconscious flashbacks of the event, avoid relevant people and events, and recall memories of past traumatic events. It is essential to seek professional medical help immediately for those in need.

The HA expresses its deepest condolences to the families of the two deceased individuals. The incident is undoubtedly a tragedy, and the HA is committed to providing support and assistance to those affected by the incident. The HA’s mental health hotline services are an excellent resource for those in need of emotional support during this difficult time.